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About WaterBrook & Multnomah


WaterBrook Mission

WaterBrook publishes Christian books that seek to intensify and satisfy a reader’s elemental thirst for a deeper relationship with God. We seek messages that draw on the Bible, experiential learning, story, practical guidance, and inspiration to help readers thrive in their faith.


Multnomah Mission

Multnomah publishes Christian resources that proclaim the Gospel and equip followers of Jesus to make disciples. We seek timeless messages from trusted Christian voices that challenge readers to approach life from a biblical perspective.



WaterBrook and Multnomah are two imprints of Penguin Random House. WaterBrook was launched in September 1996 as an autonomous publishing imprint of Doubleday with the intent to publish books for Christians. Since the release of our first books in 1998, our publishing program has grown dramatically through the expansion of WaterBrook as well as the purchase of Harold Shaw Publishers in 2000 and acquisition of Multnomah Books in August 2006. Today the WaterBrook and Multnomah backlists feature a stellar roster of best-selling authors including Liz Curtis Higgs, David Platt, Randy Alcorn, Kay Arthur, Mark Batterson, Cindy Woodsmall, Chris & Kerry Shook, Joanna Weaver, Stephen Arterburn, Shannon Ethridge, John Piper, Steven Furtick, Shaunti Feldhahn, Andy Stanley, Francine Rivers, Nick Vujicic, Kim Vogel Sawyer, Joshua Harris, Bruce Wilkinson, and many more.



While the foundational Christian perspective of our publishing program remains unchanged, the focus of each imprint is distinct. WaterBrook publishes books in the areas of practical life, inspiration and encouragement, devotional, relationships and parenting, biography, memoir, topical Bible study, justice, and spiritual warfare along with captivating works of fiction and children’s books. Multnomah publishes books in the areas of discipleship and spiritual growth, Christian living, Bible study, apologetics, theology, devotional, evangelism, pastoral helps, leadership as well as children’s books and works of uplifting fiction.



As imprints of Penguin Random House—the largest English-language publisher in the world—WaterBrook and Multnomah compete with the best publishers the world while seeking to serve our readers and the Church at a personal level. We foster a small company atmosphere, allowing for entrepreneurial thought, creativity, and innovation, while also leveraging the benefits of deep corporate support. That combination allows us to bring the best of both worlds to our authors, partners, and readers. Our experienced leadership team brings a high level of expertise in all areas, as well as an informed and experienced publishing approach that is on par with the very best in the world.


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Paul Teutul Jr, author of THE BUILD, shares his experience of being fired by his father in 2008 from Orange County Chopper in a recent Fox News opinion piece. “I entered into one of the most uncertain times in my life,” he says. With time and perspective, Teutul now says it “turned out to be one of the best things that could have happened to me.”

Find out why in the full article:

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THE AIR I BREATHE – Pre-order Now!

PRE-ORDER NOW: Pre-order The Air I Breathe by Louie Giglio from your favorite retailer! Includes two bonus chapters from I Am Not But I Know I Am.


ABOUT THE BOOK: Worship is more than singing on Sunday morning. While that’s part of it, worship is the essence of what makes us truly human. God sparked this desire within our hearts from the day He first breathed life into Adam and Eve. Since then, every single human who has walked this planet has participated in this God-given ability, and divine quest. While many have squandered their gift, there are those who find the wonder-filled life of communion with God no matter the time or place.

True freedom comes when worship flows through us as naturally as the air we breathe, when the words and actions in our lives resonate with our Creator so deeply [ … ]

Legacy of Women Sweepstakes

Bringing Maggie Home is a story of three generations of women and the impact they have on each other’s lives. Share a photo of you and an influential woman in your life and be entered to win $100 VISA gift card and a copy of Bringing Maggie Home. Here are the ways you can enter:

  1. Post the photograph on the WaterBrook Multnomah Fiction Facebook Page and/or on the Kim Vogel Sawyer, Author/Speaker Facebook Page using the hashtag #BringingMaggieHomeSweepstakes; and/or
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Pre-order Kim Vogel Sawyer’s upcoming Bringing Maggie Home and get a copy of Recipes From The Heart, a collection of recipes from Kim Vogel Sawyer readers!

Redeem the offer and get the official details here.


Decades of Loss, an Unsolved Mystery, 
and a Rift Spanning Three Generations

Hazel DeFord is a woman haunted by her past. While berry picking in a blackberry thicket in 1943, ten-year old Hazel momentarily turns her back on her three-year old sister Maggie and the young girl disappears.

Almost seventy years later, the mystery remains unsolved and the secret guilt Hazel carries has alienated her from her daughter Diane, who can’t understand her mother’s overprotectiveness and near paranoia. While Diane resents her mother’s inexplicable eccentricities, her daughter Meghan—a cold case agent—cherishes her grandmother’s lavish attention and affection.
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By Mail

WaterBrook & Multnomah
10807 New Allegiance Drive Suite 500
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

By Phone

Toll Free: 1-800-603-7051
Tel: 719-590-4999
Fax: 719-590-8977

Careers at WaterBrook & Multnomah


Marketing & Publicity Assistant

WaterBrook & Multnomah, imprints of the Crown Publishing Group are currently seeking a Marketing & Publicity Assistant to join their team in promoting Christian books. This individual will assist in daily operations of the marketing and publicity departments and in assisting the marketing and publicity teams as needed. Publicity Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Assists senior publicity staff with campaigns for their titles
  • Helps to create publicity materials such as press releases, author bios, fact sheets
  • Prepares mailings of publicity/press materials and books to reviewers and other media contacts
  • Provides administration support including answering phones, photocopying, filing, coding bills, etc.
  • Coordinates with the distribution center for book mailings.
  • Receives and answers general inquiries and provides routine information to customers, prospective customers and the media
  • Develops, compiles and maintains accurate and current information for media contact database and local and national media lists
  • Sends galley and reprint mailings to trade publications and associations.
  • Uploads press releases to website
  • Inputs data and creates reports from various in-house systems
  • Tracks budget expenditures and maintains budget reports. Processes invoices with accounts payable
  • Processes mail addressed to authors
  • Scans print publications for mention of division’s titles and distributes clippings to respective publicists or editors
  • Responsible for compiling several bestseller lists and distributing to division
  • Posts title-related information on division’s social media channels
  • Contributes to division’s planning meetings and other departmental meetings
  • Uploads e-book files to NetGalley & Edelweiss.  Approves requests
  • Assists with uploading information to Blogging for Books.
  • Monitors Publicity WaterBrook email
  • Performs other related projects or duties as assigned or required by division
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